Amazon S3 Hosting for Begginers
Video #1 – Introduction & Quick Overview
As always you will be given a quick introduction to how everything works and a quick overview of what’s inside this video course.
Video #2 – Calculating Your Costs
Ever wanted to know how much it would cost to host these large files on Amazon? The great thing is that you pay as you go, and if you are used to paying hundreds of dollars per month then this is going to be a lot cheaper. But with that said, it’s very important to have an idea of how much you are potentially going to pay in the future, and you will learn how to do this.
Video #3 – What You Need
Before we jump right in I am going to cover exactly what you need to have in hand before we get started.
Video #4 – Recommended Software and Why
There are several pieces of software that you can use to upload your files, both paid and free, and we’ll discuss why we have recommended these.
Video #5 – Connect to S3
While there is a range of software that we recommend, we will be focusing on one because it is super easy to use.
Video #6 – Buckets and Folders
We’ll see how to create Amazon buckets and folders so that you can get ready to upload your files.
Video #7 – Prevent Unauthorized Access
If you want to know how to protect your Amazon bucket from unauthorized access, I’ll show you how to create an Amazon policy to achieve this. You’ll prevent people that aren’t supposed to access it from costing you money.
Video #8 – Transferring Files PC to Amazon
When you’ve set everything up, you’re going to see how easy it is to upload files from your PC or Mac to your Amazon account.
Video #9 – Getting URL to Each File
Once your files have been uploaded it’s time to get the direct URL to each file so you can place them on your website for people to download.